“If it’s in a word or it’s in a book… You can’t get rid of The Babadook.” A creepy tagline for a psychologically menacing feature debut from Australian director Jennifer Kent. Check it all out after the jump!
Director Denis Villeneuve (previously featured on EK for his amazing work on INCENDIES and short film NEXT FLOOR), continues to amaze after his english debut PRISONERS with the psychosexual mind-bender Enemy.
Girl Walk // All Day is a complex mesh of dance, documentation, music video, movement and above all happiness. An amazing feat of choreography and determination, directed by Jacob Krupnick and in association with Wild Combination.
Filmmaker Jonathan Glazer (known for SEXY BEAST, BIRTH, Massive Attack’s KARMACOMA and Radiohead’s KARMA POLICE) presents his latest feature Under the Skin. A psychological piece that coldly observes humanity and sexuality through the gaze of an opposing outside force. Get more goosebumps after the jump.
Paweł Pawlikowski’s latest feature film Ida plants its core focus on the controversies between Polish Catholics and Jews during the 1960s. A beautifully shot and framed look at the conflicts and opinions of that time.
[Photo by: Shelbie Dimond] 939 is the magic number for EK in 2013. 939 only has 4 factors: 1, 3, 313, 939…which doesn’t really have any significant meaning relating to our TOP 100. AMD made a CPU called the Socket 939 back in June 2004…but we’re not sponsored by them nor any other computer tech company to…
Director Mike Flanagan re-adapts his inventive short film Oculus into a feature length film of the same name. What began as an experiment in fear, has now evolved into a complex tonal crime drama about proving the reality of the supernatural.
While no stranger to his work in documentaries and short films, The Rocket marks director Kim Mordaunt’s first narrative feature. A boy and his family living in a small village of Laos must depart on a journey to find their new home.
Director Fred Cavayé energizes the screen with his sleek and slick French action thriller Mea Culpa. A father must protect his loved ones, as his son unfortunately falls witness to a murder. With musical scored by the awesome Cliff Martinez. Action packed trailer after the jump.
The Great Beauty // La Grande Bellezza follows the bedazzled life of an aging journalist, now discovering the ancient and hidden wonders of Rome. Directed by Paolo Sorrentino, and starring Toni Servillo.
Richard Ayoade (previously featured on EK for his debut film SUBMARINE) delivers his sophomore feature The Double. A darkly comedic and psychological work about one young man’s discovery of his doppelgänger.
Director Sini Anderson’s documentary The Punk Singer dives into the present and momentum-building past life of Riot Grrrr-famed and Bikini Kill leader Kathleen Hanna. More info and media goodness after the jump.
Whether you believe he’s a controversial superego or a controversial filmmaker (or probably both), you cannot deny the cinematic intrigue and prowess of Lars von Trier. His latest 8-chapter magnum opus (split into two volumes) is Nymphomaniac, which tells the tale of one woman’s sexual history over the course of half a lifetime. More after…